Police charge five men after Durham home invasion
08/08/2014 1:36 PM
08/08/2014 2:52 PM
Police arrested five men early Friday in connection with what officers were told was an East Club Boulevard home invasion by three men carrying rifles.
Police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said an officer on patrol was flagged down shortly after 1 a.m. by a man who said the riflemen had forced him and two men with whom he was walking to go into the house.
Two of the three were hurt and were taken a hospitals for treatment.
The gunmen stole money, jewelry, cell phones and tablet computers when they fled, police said.
The five were arrested later Friday in the 2400 block of Glenbrook Drive, the street where one lives, Michael said.
The five were:
James Earl Wilson Jr., 18, of Mount Bethel Church Road in Roxboro
Deonta Taborn, 21, of Burlington Road in Roxboro
Dexter Poteat, 26, of Hassel Horton Road in Hurdle Mills;
Jea’Ron Anthony Rogers, 18, of Stone Drive in Roxboro
Sean Thompson, AKA Raheim Na Quon Young, 35, of Glenbrook Drive in Durham.
Arrest warrants charged each of the five with assault by pointing a gun, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, first-degree burglary, larceny after breaking and entering, robbery with a dangerous weapon and second-degree kidnapping.
Poteat was also charged with possession of a gun by a felon and, from earlier this year, assault on a female.
Each was being held in lieu of $5 million bail except for Poteat, who was given an additional $2,500 bail.
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